Who we are


Director – Judith Palmer
Business Manager – Paul Adlam
Finance & Operations Manager – Katie Lee Richards
Publishing Manager – Michael Sims 

Education Associate – Shân Maclennan
Education Officer – Alice Watson
Education Co-ordinator – Helen Bowell

Marketing and Communications Manager – Ben Rogers
Marketing and Communications Officer – Oliver Fox

Projects Manager – Julia Bird

Membership Manager – Paul McGrane
Membership Assistant – Kate White

Editor, The Poetry Review – Emily Berry (sabbatical)
Guest Editor, The Poetry Review, Winter 2019 – Colette Bryce
Guest Editors, The Poetry Review, Spring 2020 – Mary Jean Chan & Will Harris

Café Manager – Suzanne Posthumus

Laureate Projects Manager – Caroline Hawkridge

Finance Officer – Tony Anaxagorou
Administrator – Jade Cuttle


Nigel Ludlow (Chair), Chris Beckett, Lizzie Crump, Mairi Johnson, Jessica Mookherjee, Andrew Neilson, Ann Phillips, Gareth Prior, Sarah Thomson, Isabel White, Emma Wright

Honorary Positions

President: Roger McGough

Vice Presidents: Simon Armitage, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Longley, Ian McMillan, Hugo Williams, Benjamin Zephaniah